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Yoko Ono (b. 1933)

Lot 277: John and Yoko original self portrait photograph used for Two Virgins album cover as taken by John on a timer, circa 1968

Cooper Owen

November 30, 2006
Dorney, United Kingdom

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John and Yoko original self portrait photograph used for ''Two Virgins'' album cover as taken by John on a timer, circa 1968
An original sixties print.

Estimate £ 1,200-1,500

In 1968, Lennon and Yoko Ono, soon to be his second wife, declared that they had nothing to hide, and proved it by posing nude for the cover of their controversial ''Two Virgins'' album, a collection of avante-garde collages. Banned in many places, it was sold in a brown paper sleeve.

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Cooper Owen
November 30, 2006, 4:00 PM EST

Dorney, United Kingdom